Microservices architecture Definitions

This glossary explains the meaning of key words and phrases that information technology (IT) and business professionals use when discussing microservices and related software products. You can find additional definitions by visiting WhatIs.com or using the search box below.

  • F

    forward compatible

    Forward compatible describes a system that is designed in such a way that it fits with planned future versions of itself.

  • frames (web site)

    In creating a Web site, frames is the use of multiple, independently controllable sections on a Web presentation.

  • freemail

    Freemail is a service that provides free e-mail delivery to anyone in exchange for exposure to advertising on the site where you request your e-mail and, in some cases, for some personal information...(Continued)

  • FSP (full-service provider)

    On the Internet, an FSP (full-service provider) is an application service provider (ASP) that offers a wide range of Web-based information technology services to other companies - including the planning and creation of a Web presence, providing needed software applications, and hosting and maintaining the Web site.

  • fully qualified domain name (FQDN)

    A fully-qualified domain name (FQDN) is that portion of an Internet Uniform Resource Locator (URL) that fully identifies the server program that an Internet request is addressed to.

  • functionality

    In information technology, functionality (from Latin functio meaning "to perform") is the sum or any aspect of what a product, such as a software application or computing device, can do for a user.

  • G

    GDMO (Guidelines for Definition of Managed Objects)

    GDMO (Guidelines for Definition of Managed Objects) is a standard for defining objects in a network in a consistent way.

  • GeoRSS

    GeoRSS is a method of describing and pinpointing the physical locations of Internet content.

  • ghost site

    A ghost site is a Web site that is no longer maintained but that remains available for viewing.

  • GIF89a (Graphics Interchange Format Version 89a)

    A GIF89a graphics file is an image formatted according to Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) Version 89a (July, 1989).

  • Gmail

    Gmail (pronounced Gee-mail) is a free Web-based e-mail service currently being tested at Google that provides users with a gigabyte of storage for messages and provides the ability to search for specific messages.

  • go bosh (Go Big or Stay Home)

    Go bosh is cyberspeak for "Go Big or Stay Home," meaning that if you don't commit enough resources to your enterprise, you'll probably fail in your objectives.

  • Googling

    Googling is using the popular search engine Google.

  • gov

    gov is one of the top-level domain names that can be used when choosing a domain name.

  • gravesite

    In the context of the World Wide Web, a gravesite is either: A Web site that has been abandoned or forgotten by its originators that is nevertheless still accessible on a server.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchSoftwareQuality

SearchCloudApplications

SearchAWS

TheServerSide.com

SearchWinDevelopment

DevOpsAgenda

Close